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MRO Q&A: What is the best way to protect electrical enclosures from water ...

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

2011 Pack Expo Las Vegas Sets New Records

Packaging show grows its processing side, Processing Zone.

Pest Management Rules Change for Food Processors

Winter's coming, along with new pests, paperwork and an EPA rule that lets mice get closer to your doorstep.

Food Production Operations Are Waking Up to Breakfast Trends

Chasing consumer demands means automating with flexibility.

Lubricants Make the (Food) Grade

Synthetic and anti-microbial lubricants provide better service in food plants.

Snack Facilities Tighten Up

Hearthside Food Solutions is a case history in keeping up with the complexity of snack manufacturing.

Better Process Control Made Possible by Fresh Approach to Old Challenges

Loss-in-weight systems and combination weighers are making the transition from dry-goods to wet- and viscous-product weight control.

Four Breakthrough Technologies in Food Processing

Natural sweeteners, high-pressure pasteurization, resistant starch and robots are modern marvels changing the way we make food.

Food Processors Must Balance High Throughput With Demand For Fast Changeovers...

Mass production of food has gone the way of the Model T, and nowhere is the need for line flexibility more important than at copackers.

MRO Q&A: What Is a Good Volume of Capital Projects?

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: Finding Qualified Technicians

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

A New-Age of Protein Processing

Cooking may be an art, but meat and poultry processing is necessarily a science. Fortunately for food companies, there’s a support network that’s advancing the science.

A Total Systems Approach for Wastewater

Back-end treatment is the end game, but reducing water use throughout the process is a huge aid.

Next-Gen Labels Pair Pretty with Practical

Processors favor new label technologies to keep products moving, in the plant and off the shelf.

The Water Paradox: Plant Safety and Sanitation in a Wet Environment

Water is the primary ingredient in virtually all beverages, but process water can create as many problems as it solves. Using less water is the solution — except when it's not.

Rethink Employee Retention

Seven guidelines for engaging and accommodating your older staff.

Cultivating a Culture of Safety in Food and Beverage Plants

The financial benefits of reducing on-the-job injuries are clear, but there’s a bigger payoff from continuous improvement in worker safety.

Dehydration: Which Option is Best for Your Food Processing Plant?

Food manufacturers can choose from a number of developments that optimize moisture removal and minimize process cost.

IoT Meets Food and Beverage Manufacturing

Living up to the hype will be difficult, but infrastructure construction is well under way for the Internet of Things.

Pest Control Economics: Trapping the $10,000 Rat

Throwing money at pest control is easy. Spending it effectively is the challenge in today's food and beverage production environments.

Manufacturers Respond to Consumer Demand With Reformulated Snacks

A snack used to be something enjoyed occasionally, often to stave off hunger and coast in comfortably to the next meal. Today, it serves multiple purposes.

2015 Green Plant of the Year: Tasteful Selections

Potato processor's efficient plant enables it to grow.

Wireless Food and Beverage Plants on the Horizon

It could still be a generation away, but wireless networking slowly is evolving in food and beverage, even if it’s relegated to niche applications.

Cargill Expands R&D Center

Plymouth, Minn., facility doubled with $5.5 million expansion.

Choosing and Applying Lubricants in Food Processing Plants

New additives and base stocks improve their performance.

Technical Enhancements

New features allow readers to interact more with FoodProcessing.com

Food Processors Pack In for 2010 Pack Expo

As a solo effort, the packaging show had lots of partners.

Advice to Food Processing Suppliers: Adapt to stay innovative in the marketplace

Tom Egan, vice president, industry services, Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute, discusses key challenges and opportunities for suppliers.

MRO Q&A: How can I lower my energy costs?

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: Is a Secondary Ceiling Worth the Cost?

A reader asks if the extra cost of a secondary ceiling is justified as a means to decrease overall maintenance costs.

MRO Q&A: Utility Company Bites Into Brewery Blips

A reader asks how to handle power blips and restarts the utility company insists is caused by squirrels.

Top Food and Beverage Companies for 2008: Succeeding in a Difficult Year

Tyson returns to the top, PepsiCo, Nestle turn in stellar years in our annual ranking of the largest food and beverage companies in the U.S. and Canada.

The Importance of Networking

FoodProcessing.com Digital Editor Erin Erickson tackles the importance of growing and maintaining a healthy professional network.

Research Chefs Prove Value of Culinology

In the new economy, research chefs prove culinology’s value.

Respect Small Companies in Wellness Foods Readers Choice Awards 2009

Your annual voting for top suppliers finds general satisfaction, but a reminder to respect small companies.

Floor to Ceiling Problems Cause Product Recalls

Recent product recalls have pointed a liability-filled finger at problems with floors, drains, roofs and other physical pieces of the plant.

Flexible Packaging Takes the Heat

Specially engineered pouches and bags keep things cooking at home and in the plant.

America's Most Wanted: Skilled Workers

A highly skilled workforce is necessary to meet 21st century manufacturing needs.

Food Processing Awards Kettle Foods Green Plant of the Year

Kettle Foods in Beloit, Wis. receives the first ever Green Plant of the Year Award for making a greener potato chip.

Note to Snack Foods: Get Well Soon

Twin-screw extruders are key as processors crank out better-for-you 'salty' snacks.

Plant Upgrades on a Budget - With Quick Paybacks

Whether your budget is slowly rebounding or your big projects are still on hold, lots of upgrades can be accomplished quickly to offer both rapid returns and long-term gains.

Layering credits and incentives for investment

According to this expert, 2011 may be one of the best years in recent memory for food processors to make capital investment.

Ingredient Suppliers Specializing In Custom Mixes Of Ingredients

Custom-blended ingredients provide economies, shortcuts for product developers.

How Snyder's-Lance Transformed its Plant Into High Performance Work System

Snyder's-Lance developed a culture of continuous improvement at the Charlotte manufacturing site to deliver the numbers with near-zero capital investment. You can, too.

Modular Automation Allows for Food Manufacturing Flexibility

From the PC to the Internet revolution, standard, modular software objects are the key to easier manufacturing agility and integration.

MRO Q&A: How much are air-operated diaphragm pumps used?

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

Odwalla Transitions to 100% Plant-Based Bottles

Odwalla becomes the first beverage manufacturer to transition its single-serve drink to a new and sustainable package while still maintaining its 100 percent recyclability.

Is Your Manufacturing Plant Secure?

With the new Food Safety Act, it's time to perform a physical security checkup.

Food Processors Make Progress on Sustainability Goals in 2011

General Mills, Kellogg Co., Kraft and Purdue Farms talk about what they are doing to meet their sustainability goals.

Mergers & Acquisitions Activity Returning to Pre-2008 Levels

With 322 total mergers and acquisitions recorded in 2010, the food and beverage industry is seeing the highest M&A figure since 2008, and about even with the 2005 figure.

Box-Free Cereal Packaging Yields Green Payoffs

Food processors find less packaging good for the environment and delivers business benefits by reducing packaging costs.

California's Proposition 65 Applies to All Food Processors

Any food and beverage manufacturer who sells products in California can be sued.

Human Behavior's Role in Food Safety

Looking out for those who misunderstand their training but have confidence in their knowledge.

Leading for a Culture of Improvement

The improvement culture in the food industry is weak, because leadership in the food industry has a weak understanding of improvement.

Packaging for Organic and Natural Foods

Contemporary package designs displace brown paper and granola-esque graphics.

Pest Control - Inside, Outside and in the Cloud

New documentation requirements add to the argument for managed, integrated approach.

2012 Processor of the Year: Chobani

Turkish immigrant Hamdi Ulukaya wanted yogurt like that back home, so he made some – like a billion dollars' worth of it.

Processors Get to the Meat of the Matter with Protein

American custom still puts animal protein at the center of the dinner plate. But some processors worry how they'll keep it there in the future.

Proposition 37: Food Transparency or Increased Organic Food Sales?

Contributor David TerMolen proposes California's upcoming food transparency measure is about increasing sales of organic food products at the expense of conventional foods.

Sun Shines Again on Thailand

After devastating 2011 floods, the Land of Smiles (and great food) resumes its quest to be 'kitchen of the world.'

Food Business Mergers And Acquisitions Up In 2011, But Slow In Second Half

The Food Institute recorded a total of 381 mergers in the larger food and beverage industry in 2011, an increase of about 20 percent over the 317 deals in 2010.

Candy Manufacturers Add Health, Sustainability to Production Operations

Buoyed by a wave of steady growth, North American confectioners are lowering operating costs and climbing aboard the healthy-eating bandwagon.

Continuous Improvement in Metal Detection

Industrial metal detectors may be old technology, but greater sensitivity, fewer false rejects and ease of use are helping them maintain their relevance in food and beverage inspection.

Cheese Processor Selects Electrical Generation As Biogas Go-To Option

Ohio-based Pearl Valley Cheese converted its methane into pricier electricity.

Evaporative Cooling's New Twist

Although it's old (and proven) technology, vacuum/evaporative cooling evolves to meet today's needs.

Food Packaging's Role in Food Safety

How malfunctioning packages and the supply chain - things you might think are out of your control - can greatly impact the safety of your products.

The Appropriate Lubricant Oil Is a Must to Pass Today's Audits

Trace amounts of lubricant are unavoidable in many processes, and that's driving a steady migration to food-grade greases and oils.

Making a Case for Capital Spending

Splicing the genes of an accountant and an engineer might help cost-justify plant improvement projects, but a dash of showmanship and passion also help build capex consensus.

Metal Package Design Increasing in Popularity

Cans, tins and even aluminum bottles are tackling new challenges in brand-building and functionality.

Protein Processors Face Higher Risk With Food Safety Issues

Meat, poultry and fish plants face familiar issues within new parameters.

Smart Technology Helping Food Plant Operators Improve Communication

All your employees have smartphones, so use them for training, SOPs and more.

Using Technology to Aid the FSMA Implementation

Leavitt Partners' David Acheson attests managing the requirements of FSMA will require leveraging technology.

2014 Processor of the Year: WhiteWave's Fluid Demand

Meeting consumer demand is an ongoing challenge at WhiteWave. A powerhouse Dallas plant helps capacity keep pace with sales forecasts.

A Day in the Life of a Research Chef

More than a toque, their hats include sales, marketing, production and R&D.

FDA Amends Four Core FSMA Rules

Changes to human foods, animal foods, produce safety and foreign supplier verification program.

How To Survive an OSHA Audit

Be prepared, be cooperative, but also be aware of your rights.

Innovative Package Design Helps Food and Beverage Processors Stand Out

Unique package structures plus stand-out graphics add up to design innovation at its best.

Optimizing Plant Efficiency: Volume Meets Flexibility

An army marches on its belly, Napoleon observed, and his namesake food plant excels at efficiently producing a variety of products for citizens’ bellies.

Packaging Provides A Segment-Specific Billboard For Organic And Natural Foods

Food and beverage packaging is providing product support, with designs that call out to targeted segments.

How to Create Food Safety Culture With Your Teams

Technology can help, but best practices in food safety inevitably revolve around the people in the organization.

Industrial Microwave Technology Inches Toward Mainstream

For 30 years, microwave technology has been relegated to niche applications in food processing. That is changing as the technology tackles some of the most challenging production challenges.

Working With The Next Generation of Plant Pros

Whether it's supervisors, technical specialists or front-line workers, attracting, training and retaining younger employees is the name of the game in ensuring today's food plants continue to operate smoothly tomorrow.

Processors Bring Energy In House

Steam power and other plant utilities essentially bring energy generation in house. Optimizing their performance is a challenge in food and beverage.

One of Canada’s Biggest Bakeries Also Is One of Its Most Efficient

By focusing on both energy use and production facility, Canada Bread built a Hamilton, Ontario, bakery that exceeded expectations.

Boston Beer Co.'s Jim Koch Shares Frontline Manufacturing Lessons

Old-fashioned approaches to quality control and workforce management are among lessons learned by craft beer pioneer.

New Nonthermal Processes Offer Multiple Advantages to Food Companies

Food processing’s great paradox is thermal treatment, which preserves but also destroys food nutrients. Having the cake and eating it, too, is the goal of multiple technologies, chief among them HPP.

The Inside Scoop on Outsourcing Product Development

Outsourcing some product development and R&D projects offers added flexibility, saves time and money and frees processors to work on other important tasks.

New Pasteurization Processes Give Food Companies Options

Thermal pasteurization systems continue to improve, giving food and beverage processors an expanding universe of alternative treatments that align with changing market demands.

Lasers used to detect melamine in baby formula

A Purdue University researcher has found a way to detect trace amounts of melamine in infant formula.

Cargill Arkansas Plant Resumes Ground Turkey Production

Top 100 Food Processor Cargill recently resumed ground turkey production at its plant in Springdale, Arkansas after the Centers for Disease Control had detected a number of salmonella-related illnesses.

American Meat Institute to Co-Locate With Poultry, Egg & Feed Show

AMI to join IPE/IFE in 2013.

All Hostess Assets Sold Off

Metropoulos, Apollo Global Management, Flowers Foods, United States Bakery, McKee Foods and Grupo Bimbo all acquire pieces of the former Hostess Foods.

Food Channel Predictions for 2015

The Food Channel, in conjunction with insights company CultureWaves, released its top 10 food-related trends for the new year.

Diamond Foods Breaks Ground on its First R&D Center

Building at Kettle unit in Salem, Ore., will serve all Diamond brands.

Pinnacle Foods To Spend $40-50 Million on St. Elmo, Ill., Plant

Expansion will move Wish-Bone and Western salad dressing production in-house.

Big Three Soda Makers Pledge 20 Percent Calorie Reduction

Coke, Pepsi, Dr Pepper and ABA will push lower-calorie drinks, smaller portion sizes.

Cargill to Launch Drones in War on Illegal Palm Oil

Unmanned aerial vehicles will be used to monitor suppliers, other forest land that needs to be protected.

Ex Pillsbury Executives Plan to Relaunch RyKrisp

Three former Pillsbury execs have acquired the cracker brand, and expect to return it to market this fall

Actobind PCI A Cost Saving Semolina Replacement

To reduce the impact on pasta producers of semolina prices, which have quadrupled in the past year, Advanced Food Systems has developed an effective, cost-saving semolina replacement, Actobind PCI.

Kahiki Microwaveable Egg Rolls Get Oven Crispy in the Microwave

Kahiki Foods' new line of microwaveable egg rolls deliver authentic, oven-baked quality in two-and-a-half minutes.

Red Baron soars with teamwork

A Tough Nut to Crack

On the fly

The perfect blend

Specialty starches: A processor's best friend

Time to change your oil

A Flair for Innovation

Small companies, big impressions

33rd Annual R&D Survey: More home runs, fewer bunts on tap for next year

July 2008 Food Processing Magazine Now Available

MRO Q&A: Why hasn't predictive maintenance developed faster in food & ...

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

Co-packer's Broad Operational Footprint Helps it Cater to Customer Demands, ...

Pat Huffman runs Warrell Corp. operations with a sweet tooth and the heart of a plant manager.

2011 Processor of the Year H.J. Heinz Co.: 118 years of Modern Technology at ...

Companies that are built to last have a knack for changing with the times while keeping what works. Heinz grew up with the Industrial Age and continues to change with the times.

MRO Q&A: The Pros and Cons of Using a Contract Maintenance Service

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

Case History: New Cranberry Cleaning Line at Emblème Bears Fruit

Key Technology machines for cleaning, sorting and sizing help get a cranberry processor into the high-end market.

Davisco Foods to invest in South Dakota’s dairy industry

As part of the recent cheese plant expansion project, Davisco Foods International, Inc. begins the anticipated “Phase II” plan with a capitol investment of $10 million.

MRO Q&A: Dealing With Salt Brine Corrosion

Welcome to MRO Q&A, a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants. We have assembled a panel of plant operations experts to answer any question you have on plant-floor issues. To pose a question, check out our <a ...

Food Processing's 10 Most Popular Articles of 2009

It’s December which means it is time for me to run down the list of our 10 most requested articles on FoodProcessing.com.

MRO Q&A: Sanitizing, Standardizing Your Maintenance Program

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: Cost-Effective Vegetable Freezing

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: Is A Mechatronics Process Worthwhile?

A reader asks if the machine design process would be a good fit at his pickle processing plant.

Egg Farmers' Recovery Efforts Following Avian Flu Outbreak

This infographic illustrates the process being taken to repopulate America's egg farms, from timelines and bird life stages to demonstrating the complexities of repopulation to egg customers, food processors, retailers and ultimately consumers.

ConAgra's New Lamb Weston Plant Earns LEED Platinum

A first worldwide for a large-scale frozen food manufacturing plant.

MRO Q&A: Roofing, HVAC as a Source of Contamination

We’ve assembled a panel of plant operations experts to answer any question you have on plant-floor issues.

MRO Q&A: Fruit and Vegetable Water Waste

We’ve assembled a panel of plant operations experts to answer any question you have on plant-floor issues.

Selecting Agency-Approved Products

We’ve assembled a panel of plant operations experts to answer any question you have on plant-floor issues.

Benchmarks for Demonstrating Improvement

Welcome to MRO Q&A, a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants. We’ve assembled a panel of plant operations experts to answer any question you have on plant-floor issues. To pose a question, check out our <a ...

Dealing With Change, Moisture

Welcome to MRO Q&A, a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants. We have assembled a panel of plant operations experts to answer any question you have on plant-floor issues. To pose a question, check out our <a ...

MRO Q&A: Insights on Moisture-Related Issues

Welcome to MRO Q&A, a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants. We have assembled a panel of plant operations experts to answer any question you have on plant-floor issues. To pose a question, check out our <a ...

MRO Q&A: How Do You Calculate CIP Parameters?

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

Where Can I Access a Maintenance and Sanitation SOP?

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: What Will the Recession Effect Be for Food and Beverage?

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

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MRO Q&A: How and where can I benchmark downtime and uptime in the bagged ...

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

Oils, Gluten-Free in Baking Spotlight

Triennial IBIE missed the recession on both ends.

Power Lunch: How the American Power Act May Affect You

A cap-and-trade marketplace creates burdens, solutions and opportunities.

Processing Part of Pack Expo

Despite the departure of Process Expo, food-focused processing will continue at the fall packaging show.

MRO Q&A: Building a Safety Program

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: What Economical Processes are Available to Eliminate Salmonella ...

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: Linking Health and Safety to Productivity

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: Any Input for Forktruck, Monitor and Keyboard Sanitation/Sterilization?

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

2011 R&D Team Winner: Herr Foods Inc.

For our 2011 R&D Team of the Year winner (medium-sized company category), culture eats strategy for lunch.

What's the Best Way to Dehydrate Fruits and Vegetables?

Whether you're dehydrating your own raw material fruits and vegetables or buying them dried, it's worth considering how they got that way.

MRO Q&A: Decreasing Downstream Delays

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: Should I Use Non-OEM Suppliers?

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: What is the standard for how much work can be done in a normal shift?

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: Natural Product Performance Root Cause Analysis

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

Mergers and Acquisitions Report 2012: Despite Uncertain Times, Asset Swapping...

The Food Institute recorded 316 food industry mergers in 2012.

MRO Q&A: Addressing Hairline Cracks in Stainless Steel Water Tanks

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: How To Find A List Of Reliable Sanitation And Sterilization Services

A reader wants to know where he can find a list of reliable subcontractors to sanitize, disinfect and sterilize his food processing plant.

MRO Q&A: Formula for Troubleshooting

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

Food Industry Merger and Acquisition Activity Remained Steady in 2013

The Food Institute recorded 311 mergers in the food industry in 2013; a total that is roughly the same as 2012.

MRO Q&A: Building Inside the Building

A reader asks what things he should watch out for during a still-operational expansion project.

MRO Q&A: Troubleshooting Odors At The Production Facility

A reader needs help troubleshooting odors in his production facility.

MRO Q&A: Vendor Managed Inventory

A reader is curious about vendor managed inventory in maintenance, and what guidelines to help determine which parts should be considered.

MRO Q&A: Internal Vendors Versus External Vendors

A reader wants to know how to chose internal vendors versus external vendors.

Five Things You Should Consider for Plant Safety

We've collected five articles that stress the importance of plant safety at your manufacturing plant.

Food Processing Top 100 Food and Beverage Companies: 2014 M&A Activity

Last year brought busy times for food industry mergers and acquisitions.

MRO Q&A: What is the true value of competitive bidding?

A reader asks whether or not it is a mistake to dispense with bidding when using the same vendor.

MRO Q&A: Justifying Critical Spare Parts

A reader would like to know how to justify expensive parts as critical spares.

How Well Do You Know IP69K?

Many food and beverage applications demand this highest level of washdown protection.

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Food Industry Success

“Quench Your Own Thirst” tells the story of Sam Adams & Co. and the nonlinear growth of the craft beer movement that Jim Koch played a central role in instigating. It’s also a useful how-to guide to creating a food company with integrity and managing it through the peaks and valleys of the ...

A new R&D ‘kitchen’ for Sara Lee

Sara Lee Corp. in late January unveiled plans for "The Kitchens of Sara Lee," a multi-million dollar research and development campus to be located adjacent to the company’s year-old corporate headquarters in Downers Grove, Ill.

NSF International Announces Final Call for Food Safety Leadership Awards

Annual Awards Program Recognizes Outstanding Leadership in Foodservice Safety

Study Shows Convenience and Sustainability Top Market Drivers When it Comes ...

$22 Billion Market Focuses on Consumer and Eco-Friendly Packages

Demand For Food Safety Products to Reach $2.9 Billion In 2014

New study finds these and other trends.

New Industry Baking Show Announced for October 2011

All Things Baking will be held in lieu of RBA's standalone annual event, the American Retail Bakery Exposition, and is being designed for a much wider audience.

Top 11 Priorities in 2011, According to Tompkins Associates

Supply chain consulting firm asks how you'll deal with these

Tate & Lyle to Open New Technical Service Laboratory in New Jersey

Ingredient provider hopes new laboratory in New Jersey will increase response times and rapid prototyping for its customers in the Northeast

ConAgra Foods Announces Winners of its 2011 Sustainable Development Awards

Top 100 Food Processor ConAgra Foods handed out its Sustainable Development Awards program April 13.

Smucker to Buy Most of Sara Lee North American Coffee

Nonstrategic asset was mostly foodservice; Senseo being phased out.

Largest Union Strikes Hostess Brands

BCTGM members initiate national strike against bankrupt company.

ConAgra To Acquire Bertolli and P.F. Chang's From Unilever

Is Unilever exiting the food business?

Cargill Investing $48 million On New Automated Order Distribution System

Cargill is spending $48 million on a new automated order distribution system that will be capable of holding approximately 155,000 boxes of beef.

Food Processing 2016 Supplier Source Guides Now Available

Food Processing announces its 2016 Supplier Source guides are now available in digital format.

Institute Seeks to Transform Culinary Education with Artisense Method

The Professional Culinary Institute on June 20 opened its state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar campus in the heart of Silicon Valley. The Institute features a curriculum based on the Artisense Method of instruction.

United Fresh Produce Association Announces Best New Product Finalists

United Fresh Attendees to Vote for Best New Products at United Fresh 2010 in Las Vegas

2010 R&D Team Winner: Hormel Foods

Our 2010 R&D Team of the Year winner is rooted in the past, ahead of its time.

Case History: SugarCreek Beefs Up For Wired Plant Status

As SugarCreek renovates a food plant, Cisco wires it for the industrial internet of things.

Blue Bunny ice cream maker keeps machinery serving up production at top capacity

Larry Hoing, reliability systems manager at Wells Enterprises, talks about EAM software and how more than 200 maintenance technicians keep more than 10,000 assets for 50+ production lines running as smooth as Blue Bunny’s signature vanilla ice cream.

More Inspection, Less Auditing Needed in Food Plants

Reliance on audits to flag problems and raise the bar on food safety and other metrics isn’t the path forward. Inspections and critical analyses of processes are necessary.

ConAgra closes two plants in popcorn and seeds unit

ConAgra Foods, Inc. announced the closure of two plants, the expansion of another facility, and shifts in production between plants, all within its Popcorn and Seeds platform. The closings will result in 200 job cuts.

Salmonella taints ConAgra peanut butter

ConAgra Foods Inc., Omaha, Neb., on Feb. 14 began recalling Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butters because of salmonella found in the product.

International Baking Industry Exposition hailed a success

Despite challenges that include a marketplace undergoing major consolidation, an unfamiliar venue and a host of competing niche shows in 2007, IBIE was a success.

Stella D'oro Bakery closes its doors

Auction at Stella D'oro Bakery Marks the End of an Era in the Bronx

NSF International Receives Food Safety Management Systems Accreditation

NSF International Among the First Certification Bodies to Be Approved by ANAB to Conduct Food Safety Management Systems Registrations

Washer Cleans Smoke Sticks and Screens

Douglas Machines' Model WR-1500-SSW Smoke Stick Washer is a compact, continuous cleaning tunnel washer.

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Product Type: Sanitation & hygiene

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Analytics and Low-Cost Sensors Enable Smarter Freezers

Perishable foods require refrigeration, adding to overhead costs. Advances in lighting and sensor technology are driving down those costs.

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Manufacturing the Big Chill

As frozen foods get more sophisticated, so do their manufacturing processes.

February 2008 Flavoring Ingredient Roundup

Van Drunen Farms Offers IQF Lemongrass

Food Processing Awards Campbell's Soup Napoleon, Ohio 2014 Green Plant of the...

The thermal processing plant is ground zero in the company’s sustainability efforts, boasting a diversified energy portfolio that’s moving it off the grid.

Beverage Industry Lays Out the Welcome Mat for Craft Beer Brewers

Entrepreneurship is thriving in the craft beer segment, where start-ups are joining established stars in tapping into a thirsty and growing audience.

Mars' Ralph Jerome honored by Rutgers University Food Science Alumni Society

2012 Processor of the Year: Evolving From an Ancient Yogurt Factory

Chobani as a manufacturer began with a winding-down Breyers plant and a Small Business loan.

2014 Manufacturing Trends Survey: The Swagger’s Back

Economic recovery remains anemic in much of the economy, but food processing professionals are more confident about 2014 than they’ve felt in recent years.

2014 R&D Team of the Year: Hearthside Foods

'America's Bakery' is quite likely one of your partners.

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2013 R&D Team Winner: AdvancePierre Foods

The winner of our large R&D Team award brings R&D to Foodservice.

Editor's Plate: New Year's Resolutions For Both of Us

Take this opportunity to set goals for the new year; I will.

Robots Add Safety and Flexibility for Manufacturers

Great strides are occurring in machine vision, benefiting conventional sortation systems and the rapidly emerging collaborative robotics sector.

Packaging Line Design: Balancing Speed vs. Flexibility

Whether packaging lines run fast and furious or take a slow and steady approach to the production race, a certain level of flexibility is required.

Artificial Intelligence and Other Advances in Industrial Baking

Advanced machine control is rapidly evolving to give bakers better control over outcomes and operating costs.

Cannabis Edibles Manufacturers Wrestle with Growing-Pains Issues

Safety and purity concerns make THC extraction methods a continuous-improvement priority

MRO Q&A: TPM as a best practice?

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: Assigning Numbers to Maintenance

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: How Can We Understand Moisture Related Issues?

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

Sanderson Farms to expand plant, add feed mill

Sanderson Farms to expand plant, add feed mill

FDA amends rule on use of cattle-derived materials

On September 6, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published several amendments to the July 2004 interim final rule, "Use of Materials Derived from Cattle in Human Food and Cosmetics," that will allow the use of certain cattle-derived material in human foods and cosmetics.

FDA to commemorate 100 years of service

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2006. In addition to a nationwide program of commemorative events being held throughout the year, FDA has launched a special Web page at www.fda.gov/centennial.

NCFST PATS Process Wins 2009 IFT Food Expo Innovation Award

Award recognizes pioneering food safety process as a technology “with significant scientific merit and representing a major technical advancement”

Assessing and Managing Risk Becomes an Enterprise-wide Pursuit in Food and ...

Anticipating what can go wrong and devising systems that minimize threats to a business’ viability are the essence of risk management, and food companies have multiple options to accomplish that.

Line Integration Made Easy

ISA standard PackML is slowing taking hold; networked safety may be the next frontier.

Production Flexibility Migrates From an Option to an Essential Capability

With a technology assist, food processing professionals are transforming their production lines.

Food Processors and Ingredient Suppliers Study School Lunch Programs for ...

Processors and ingredient suppliers need to collaborate in creating meals that are nutritious and desirable for this picky and often overweight demographic.

Finding Innovation in Beverage Processing

While rationalizing underutilized assets is the norm for declining categories, growth products require new technologies.

Finding Innovation in the Frozen Category

Co-branding, innovation will return the frozen foods category to sales health.

Regulators and Processors Locked In Lunchroom Food Fight

The school lunch program needs government renewal; should it get tougher or more lax nutritional standards?

Mars, IBM Create Food Safety Consortium

Looking for partners, they'll undertake 'metagenomics' study across the supply chain.

Sauces Make Everything Special

While sauces and dressings can remain simple, they don't stand still.

2016 Manufacturing Survey: Greater Throughput, Larger Staffs

Production and staffing are expected to increase, but food and beverage manufacturers are less optimistic about the year ahead than they were in 2015.

Processor of the Year 2016: Leaner Manufacturing Network Emerging At General ...

Changing directions takes time at a multi-billion-dollar corporation, but as the dust settles at General Mills, a slimmer, more nimble production network more receptive to outside innovation is emerging.

2016 R&D Team of the Year: Tasty Bite

This Indian and American R&D team draws inspiration from around the world, especially Asia.

Scheduled Downtime: Aseptic Trailblazer Reflects on Achievements in Food ...

Academia once was walled off from commercial enterprise. Ken Swartzel spent 40 years building bridges, and he isn’t done yet.

Novel Technologies Provide Options to Conventional Pasteurization, ...

New and emerging technologies can take years to find a food manufacturing audience. This year’s IFT Food Expo included several innovative drying and kill-step technologies at various stages of the development cycle.

Three Notable Advancements in Dairy Processing

Shelf-stable cheese snacks, chemical-free separation and more efficient pigging characterize process improvements in dairy.

Understanding Food and Beverage's Wastewater Solutions

From simple to sophisticated, many wastewater solutions are available to food and beverage processors.

2017 Manufacturing Survey: More Questions than Answers for Food Manufacturing...

Despite uncertainty, companies are forging game plans for FSMA compliance, skilled worker recruitment and other needs, according to our 16th annual Manufacturing Outlook Survey.

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Infographic: The Food Safety Modernization Act Explained

What The Food Safety Modernization Act really means for food manufacturers.

MRO Q&A: The Proper Protocol for Monitoring Compressed Air

A reader asks the proper protocol for contaminants in compressed air.

Hershey, Barry Callebaut form innovation partnership

The Hershey Company, maker of consumer chocolate and confectionery products, and Barry Callebaut, a Switzerland-based maker of cocoa, industrial chocolate and confectionery products, are partnering to accelerate long-term growth in the global chocolate market.

A Legacy of Listening: A final scoop on our late Diane Toops

A year ago, the food industry lost one of its fiercest advocates and fondest pundits — Diane Toops. Although her voice is now silent, her legacy perseveres through her writing and the memories of the many people she touched during her tenure in the industry.

MRO Q&A: Where To Locate Maintenance Department

A reader asks for suggestions in where to locate the maintenance department once three buildings are consolidated into one space.

IFT 2015 Round-Up: Solutions for Cleaner Labels

Technical innovation and new formulations and ingredients mark IFT's annual meeting of the food industry.

Ingredient Round Up: November 2015

Ingredients from The International Dairy Show and SupplySide West Conference & Expo make up this month's ingredient round up.

MRO Q&A: Building a Culture of Maintenance Work Safety

A reader asks what actions should he be taking to improve his plant's safety record.

Campbell’s Plant of Tomorrow Builds on Yesterday

Campbell realized that in order to succeed as a plant in the future, they would need to find the balance between introducing new plant innovations and satisfying the seasoned workers as well.

Editorial Preview: November 2007

Food Processing is the only magazine that delivers your advertising message to your primary and secondary targets throughout the food and beverage industry. This is a team concept that mirrors the approach the majority and the successful food processors embrace. As the industry standard, Food ...

2008 Saw Rare Decrease in U.S. Packaging Machinery Shipments

Quaker Maid sweeps up Steak-Umm name

UGA Licenses Invention That Kills Food-Borne Pathogens

Power Lunch: How Do You Treat Your Employees?

Deadliest listeria outbreak in 15 years tied to packing shed

Tyson Expanding Southern Indiana Operations

Microwave-Assisted Aseptic Process Takes Top Edison Prize

Case Study Corner: Co-Production and Automation Best Practices

Why I'll Never Cook like Julia Child

Form meets function in omega-3 oil

Gum Arabic substitute sidesteps rising ingredient costs

How to rise above the challenge of gluten-free baking

Omega-3s: How to boost nutrition while lowering saturated fat

Process Optimization: Uncovering Ways to Use Less and Get More

Forum Offers Guidance to Food Safety Professionals Wrestling with Higher ...

Hostess Bankruptcy: Twinkies and Ho-hos Have Found Good Homes

Let the Good Times Role for Now

Retail Demand Drives Chocolatier’s Expansion

Small Changes Pay Big Dividends for Hormel

The Military-Food Industrial Complex

Where Have All the Food Plants Gone?

Ageless geezers

Astronauts get fine dining options

Basic responsibility to provide safe products

Macho males are back

Make your holiday special

No ban on BPA … yet

Trend watching at NASFT's Winter Fancy Food Show

Why product development is lagging

Abbott and University of Illinois establish Center for Nutrition, Learning ...

Abbott Laboratories' Nutrition unit and the University of Illinois established the first multi-disciplinary nutrition and cognition research center.

Dry Lubricants Changing The Way Bottlers Maintain Conveyor Functionality

Gears and drives aren't the only friction points in a beverage plant; new dry lubricants are helping bottling manufacturers maintain conveyor functionality.

Calculating the Cost of Conveyor Systems

Conveying systems are the infrastructure of automated production, and cost per foot is only a starting point in calculating total cost of ownership.

Tax Deductions, Rebates Favor Conversion to LED Lighting

Special considerations attend lighting selection in food plants, but the bottom line is optimum illumination in the most cost effective, lowest maintenance means possible.

Tetra Laval grows through acquisition

Consumers Give High Marks to Branded Food Products

MRO Q&A: Most Hygienic Method of Applying Conveyor Lubricant

A reader wonders which way is more hygienic for applying conveyor lubricant: brush or nozzle?

Full Slate of Food Trade Shows in 2015

Letter from the Publisher

One BIG caffeine fix

National Nutrition Month Promotes Wellness

American Culinary History Center Opens at University of Michigan

"Symphony of Seafood" Names New Products Contest Champs

Spectrum Organic Products Reports Record Sales for 2004

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An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Food Industry Success

Company Profile: Baldor Electric | Food Processing

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Fish, Poultry and Meat Processing All Offer Opportunities and Challenges

Fish, poultry and meat processing and packaging benefit from technological advances, although processors’ best laid plans can be disrupted by factors beyond their control.

Sortation System Assists Canadian Icewine

When it comes to hand-crafting, beer has nothing on wine. But even specialty vintages from moderately sized wineries can benefit from vision-system technology.

Case History: Tubular Cable Conveyors Move Coffee Beans Gently, Efficiently

3,000 lbs. of coffee beans must be conveyed daily through the processes at Porto Rico Importing.

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